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Groot Begijnhof

Schapenstraat, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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A must see!

If you're visiting Leuven, you have to go and visit this wonderful (tiny town) place. Why you have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Boutersem, Belgium
Lovely place to visit with a book

It was really nice to walk around the calm area with cobble stone and brick. It's a lovely place to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Justyna C
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're visiting Leuven, you have to go and visit this wonderful (tiny town) place. Why you have to visit it? Go out and find out, you won't regret it!!!

Thank LeBonVivantDiplome
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was really nice to walk around the calm area with cobble stone and brick. It's a lovely place to visit on a sunny day, remember to bring a book with you. There is a place to get a drink (Faculty Club) but currently it's...More

Thank Justyna C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was absolutely inspiring! We were even gifted with a free mini show to the organist. An absolute wonderful church with so much history!

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 'Begijnhof' in Leuven is a must for all visitors of the city. It is a well preserved area. You can have a nice walk in all the cobblestone streets where the river is passing through. Enjoy the atmosphere there.

Thank Martine_Erik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful, peaceful place to walk around. It's not far out of the centre of town - good for a morning stroll before heading back into town for lunch.

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovering beguinage in Belgium has been a revelation, and this is another good one. Again, there is a small and large Beguinage. Atmosphere of the past and tranquil and peaceful. Lovely. Please visit.

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosfere: a town in the town! Similar to the Begijnhof in Amsterdam but much nicer and bigger. I recommend a visit and is also a good option for some rest

Thank AppleMela81
Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was a rainy day in Leuven, but I decided to walk the Groot Begijnhof anyway. It was a very peaceful beautiful walk as I had been told by other visitors. Beautiful bridges over the river and lovely gardens hold a surprise around every corner....More

Thank Georgia K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I am so glad we had a chance to visit Groot Begijnhof! It was like a walk into the past. It used to be a beguinage, and is so well preserved it seems almost fake! But don't mistake the quietness and peace for emptiness. Now...More

1  Thank RZLS
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Good place to take pictures. A walk on these streets is a thing you should do when in Leuven. Best at sunset.

Thank Madalina P
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